Monthly Archives: March 2009
… What is Evolution??
‘Natural selection’, ‘adaptation’, ‘evolution’ & ‘mutation’ – these are terms that majority of us think of as one and the same thing (no, biology majors don’t fall under ‘majority’). But they are very much distinct terms.
Let’s have a look at their definitions :
Natural selection is the process by which favorable heritable traits become more common in successive generations of a population of reproducing organisms, and unfavorable heritable traits become less common… *